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    William Speiden journals, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Journals kept by Speiden, purser's clerk on the USS Mississippi (Side-wheel steamer), a flagship during the U.S. naval expedition to Japan led by Commodore Matthew C. Perry, 1852-1854. Speiden provided a detailed account of the reception given to Perry and his party and of deliberations between Perry and representatives of the emperor of Japan held in Yokohama-shi, Japan. Speiden also described life at sea, ...
    • Contributor: Speiden, William
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material

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    Thomas F. Bayard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, financial records, legal papers, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Bayard's career as U.S. senator from Delaware (1869-1885), U.S. secretary of state (1885-1889), and U.S. ambassador to Great Britain (1893-1897) during the Cleveland administrations. Pertains to real estate and financial matters, national politics, the Fitz-John Porter case, Samoan Islands, fisheries and sealing questions, the Venezuelan boundary ...
    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis)
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    Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899 Senator, secretary of state, and ambassador. Correspondence, letterbooks, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Bayard's career after the Civil War as a politician and legislator and as a cabinet official and diplomat during the presidential administrations of Grover Cleveland.
    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis) - Bayard, Thomas F.
    • Date: 1780
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    Interview with Kenneth Yates
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Yates, Kenneth
    • Date: 1997-03-20
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    Andrew H. Foote papers, 1822-1890 Naval officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, manuscript of "Africa and the American Flag" (1854), journals, logbooks, miscellaneous ships' records, and other papers relating principally to Foote's naval career, trade with Japan, missionaries in Hawaii, Civil War naval actions, and Foote's personal life. Also includes a journal, 1845-1847, kept by Madison Rush on a cruise from New York to China and South America.
    • Contributor: Foote, Andrew H. (Andrew Hull) - Foote, Andrew H.
    • Date: 1822
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    Interview with Virginia Hamill Biddle
    • Contributor: Fenzi, Jewell - Biddle, Virginia Hamill
    • Date: 1998-10-28
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Interview with Harry Haven Kendall
    • Contributor: Schmidt, G. Lewis - Kendall, Harry Haven
    • Date: 1988-12-27
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Interview with Walter Nichols
    • Contributor: Schmidt, G. Lewis - Nichols, Walter
    • Date: 1989-10-10
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    William Speiden journals: Illustrations removed from volume 1
    • Contributor: Speiden, William, Jr.
    • Date: 1852-03-09

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    Interview with Robert W. Garrity
    • Contributor: Tuch, Hans N. - Garrity, Robert W.
    • Date: 1990-06-05
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Interview with John E. Kelley
    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Kelley, John E.
    • Date: 1996-05-21
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Interview with Gunther K. Rosinus
    • Contributor: Schmidt, G. Lewis - Rosinus, Gunther K.
    • Date: 1989-03-21
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    William Speiden journals: Illustrations removed from volume 1 and 2
    • Contributor: Speiden, William, Jr.
    • Date: 1852-03-09

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    Andrew H. Foote papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, manuscript of Africa and the American Flag (1854), journals, logbooks, ships' records, and other papers relating principally to Foote's naval career and to trade with Japan, Americans living in or engaged in commerce in China, Civil War naval actions, and Foote's personal life. Documents his cruise aboard the ship John Adams involved in a dispute among missionaries in Hawaii, his command (1842-1843) ...
    • Contributor: Foote, Andrew H. (Andrew Hull) - Rush, Madison
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    Frank Ross McCoy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, notebooks, dispatch books, military files, subject files, financial papers, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining chiefly to McCoy's military career and diplomatic assignments focusing on East Asia, Latin America, World War I, and World War II. Documents his role in the American administration of the Philippines with subject files relating to activities of the U.S. Bureau of Insular Affairs, 1916-1923; Philippine ...
    • Contributor: McCoy, Frank Ross - McCoy, Thomas Franklin
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    William Speiden Journals As purser’s clerk aboard the U.S. steam frigate Mississippi, William Speiden, Jr., (1835-1920) created a two-volume journal dating from 1852 to 1855 documenting the U.S. Naval Expedition to the China Seas and Japan under the command of Commodore Matthew C. Perry. The Bogue [detail]. Chinese pith painting, artist unknown. Speiden Journal, vol. 1, c. 10 Aug. 1853. Speiden Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. ...
    • Contributor: Speiden, William

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    William Speiden journals: Vol. 2, July 3, 1854-Feb. 16, 1855
    • Contributor: Speiden, William, Jr.
    • Date: 1854-07-03

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    My Year with Ambassador Joseph C. Grew, 1941-1942: A Personal Account
    • Contributor: Fearey, Robert A.
    • Date: 1991-00-00
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    The bombing of Pearl Harbor Catalog Record Only "World War II reached nearly every corner of teh globe, from North Africa's scorching deserts to Russia's frozen tundra. Discover the devastating aresenal of weapons used by the warring nations. Learn how the war affected frontline soldiers, women at home, and national leaders. Explore the critical battles that turned the tide of the war. Follow a history of scientific advances that culminated in the ...
    • Contributor: Edwards, Sue Bradford - Vermilyea, Peter C.
    • Date: 2016
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    John W. Leonard correspondence, Catalog Record Only ALS (1856 July 4; Japan Sea) written by Leonard, probably as master of the ship Lydia of Fairhaven, Mass., on a voyage to the North Pacific, to his wife Sylvia in New Bedford, Mass. Notes that one whale has been taken with hopes for more success in the Okhotsk Sea. Also mentions the catch of the ship Fabius out of New Bedford. Includes ALS ...
    • Contributor: Leonard, John W.
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    Mary W. Gribble papers, Catalog Record Only Diary (1886 Jan.-July) of Mary W. Gribble (Mrs. Harry Gribble) on the steamer City of Sidney during a voyage from San Francisco to Hawaii, Japan, China, and back to Japan.
    • Contributor: Gribble, Mary W.